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Generalized Transient Load and Soft Restart

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000013566D
Original Publication Date: 1999-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-18

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Richard Bealkowski

Abstract

Disclosed is a method to load boot software and restart a computer system. A boot image (or boot program) is deposited in the memory of a running operating system and then the computer system is restarted and uses the deposited image as the boot code. There is no dependency on modifying or writing to local media such as disk. Image Copied Into RAM Build Control Block Restart Flag Set